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in the middle of a san francisco street. four of the five suspects of homicide case have entered not guilty pleas today. the investigator say the group assaulted 26-year-old steven read and audri prada. they were dumped unbraces l street reid later die. ed. prosecutorrers not sure what sparked the violence but they say it was not a random act. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing morgan hill teenager is fastening charges. 21-year-old garcia torres was arraigned on the additional charges in san joses. he's accused of trying to kidnap three different women in morgan hill in 2009. le mar's body has never been found. today her mother has this plea slip hope and freeway pray with the holidays the accused will have l find in his heart to come forward with the information necessary to necessary to locate sierra. >> his next hear set for february 6th. >>> and antivirus software john mcfee is now in the u.s. he aroad in miami about three hours ago. he was released from detention today and escorted by great mall listen immigration officials. he was detained after entering the country illegal
the end of an era in san francisco. no more free parking. all meters enforced from noon to 6:00 p.m. paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are now just as busy on sundays as saturdays. meters in tourist areas like fisherman wharf charge 7 days a week. >>> free rides on muni not just today. coming up in 10 minutes the next fare free day plus how muni's growth shaped the cityism the police in oakland are still looking for a man who fled the scene of a fatal collision. the 34-year-old, moore, sped off in a bmw after officers pulled him over at 90th and bancroff. he t-boned a car at interstate 580. a female passenger in the lincoln was killed and three others were injured. the police arrested moore but his passenger got away. >>> across oakland, three people were killed in two separate cases early today. two men were fatally shot near downtown. a woman was stabbed to death in an apartment on walnut street. two men were fatally shot. neighbors say they heard arguing at the apartment where the woman was killed. a man with cuts to his hands was detained by the police. meantime,
information during this newscast as it becomes available. >>> san francisco's new central subway hasn't even been built yet but it may already been headed a new direction. janet costiano has more. jena. >> reporter: i want to show you this construction site behind me. this is the hole where the machine will go into ground. the problem and controversy is how and when to get it out. and they have only two months to make a decision. the problem is the 40-foot diameter machine only going one way. officials had planned to make a hole along columbia bust to get the machine out of the ground. merchants have filed a lawsuit saying it would be too disruptive. >> we are concerned about noise and dust and dirt. >> tomorrow the director is proposing two alternate options. someone to buy the former theater moverring the exit hole 90 feet from the original site. that could soon become a future station if the subway is ever extended to north beach. >> probably would be a little easier. >> buying the property would add up to $8 million to the $1.6 billion project. the other option is to leave the machine un
are searching for a gunman responsible for killing a 17-year-old football player in san francisco over the weekend. he was a senior. he was shot about 10:00 saturday night. police say that a friend took him to san francisco general hospital where he was pronounced dead you. >>> new at 7:00, an auto body shop neighbors say has no being there. it's located in the bay view district. we're live outside the superior court are a new lawsuit accuses the owner of illegal activity. >>reporter: i read the complaint. it accuses the own of illegally operating an auto body shop and renting illegal reach-infested apartments. >> that one, this one, this one, this one. >>reporter: neighbors say he regularly parks 15 or more cars along the street outside his house at 1278 thomas avenue. now, the city attorney is suing him, saying that behind the tall gates he has been operating brothers auto body shop illegally in a residential area not zoned for business and says he turned his single-family house into an illegal apartment operation. >> before i've seen as high as 30 people living in that house. >>repo
spots available. other stores report brisk business. we get more from christian in san francisco. >> lot of shoppers came in and out of these doors today. the west vil shopping center says retailers were offering deep discounts to bring in the customers and lots of people were willing to spend while some are de pending on sant klaus for those last-minute gifts, lot of shoppers took matters into their own hands, grabbing back after bag after goodies to bring home on christmas eve. some say it doesn't feel like christmas without the adrenaline rush of shopping as the clock counts down. >> i like to consider myself a fourth-quarter player. i step up, you know, down the stretch, and thoo's what i'm all about, performing when it's crunch time. >> managers at the west field shopping center say i shally activity builds week by week following thanksgiving but that wubt the case this year. >> we had a really strong black friday. really the first two weeks of december were really strong and then it kind of lulled. it's almost like people forgot. >> that all changed as the weeks before christmas tu
. in san francisco a big tree came crashing down -- on a home. the homeowners say a branch punctured the roof of a bedroom just as the young son ran from the room. no injuries here either. >>> road crews cleaning up a rock and mud slide along highway north 1. and there could be a full closure tonight while crews fin issue the clean up. the slide was discovered about 1 this afternoon. drivers expect i did lays. >>> and new at 7. technology development that may be able to predict landslides. thrive san francisco where she to bees researcher attempting find ways when and where landslides might happen. >> reporter: can wear in the sea cliff neighborhood. now researchers say that are learning more about exactly what causes happened to give -- happened to -- happened to give away. >> it was a catastrophic clash. and. the great effort bay area storm this is week had many homeowners watching the skies and the ground. including between i'll crest and wine i don't know street. >> there are been working installing new plastic sheeting and sandbags. >> reporter: a the question is how to tell whe
in san francisco, as the temperature drops, the director, diane louther says it is heart breaking, to turn around hundreds of families that need help. >> very often they are out in cars or they are doubled up in situations that they shouldn't be. >> luther says the hamilton center has 70 rooms, all full with nearly 250 homeless family on the wait list. >> they have children with them and they are trying to hold it together. >> louther says high rent in the city make it difficult for find permanent housing. >> it takes them longer to find affordable apartments and they often have to move out of the city because the rents are high here. >> starting a job at a barber shop and his family's christmas list is to leave the shelter soon. >> if my family can get through this, we can get through anything. >> the family is trying to raise donations to help more families through this holiday season. live in san francisco. >>> a san francisco woman arrested in the death of her daughter has been released from jail, the 16-year-old died at a hospital after being found on the sidewalk, 46-year-ol
. >>> and nudists protested san francisco's city hall. how city leaders plan to enforce the new ban. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> good evening. i'm marky. it's tuesday, december 4th. it is bay area news at 7:00, and we are on storm watch tonight as more rain rolls through the bay area. here's a look at storm tracker 2. right now the wet weather is con find to the north bay, but it is forecast to spread south across the entire region by tonight. this latest weather system arrives and folks in some areas are still recovering from the last round of storms. this is video from about an hour ago, and the rain started to come down in petaluma. the russian, napa and petaluma rivers flirted with flood stage on sunday. river levels are now down low. the fire chief in san rafael says they're currently more concerned about potential landslides. meanwhile caltran is hoping tonight's rain will not cause more problems along highway 1 in san mateo county. crews have been working to stabilize erosion at devil's slide following the weekend's storm. one-way tr
hour, the sheriff's office announce it had gunman shot and killed himself. >>> police in san francisco have five people in custody tonight in connection with a violent crime involving two victims found bound and gagged in the middle of a residential street. david stephenson reports authorities managed to track down the suspects in less than 48 hours. >> san francisco police this afternoon announced arrests and a violent crime that stunned this visitation valley neighborhood. two peerjs one identified today as 26-year-old steven reid, the other de scribed as an 18 to 19-year-old woman were found lying on brus els street sunday night bound and gag and had badly injured. >> the male victim appeared to have blunt force trauma and gunshot wound to the upper body. the female victim also appeared to have flunt force trauma. >> reid died later that night at san francisco general hospital. police say the young woman is in critical condition but is recovering. >> investigators followed up on leads that led them to a house in hercules, california where we took into custody five individuals. >> po
to see how it's faring. st. mary's cathedral is amongst four churches in san francisco working with the city to help house and feed homeless folks to get them inside from the cold. this shelter offers hot coffee, a meal, and a bed. >> the elements are cold outside and it's -- it's a lot better to have a warm bed and a meal than just being out in the cold and the rain and getting sick or sicker and -- and it just means a lot. i'm grateful for it. >> the episcopal community service is a faith-based group runs the winter emergency shelter program in partnership with the city. services will be available to the homeless through the end of february. reporting live in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is going to be a cold one tonight. a freeze warning in effect for the north bay valley. it starts early tomorrow morning and lasts into the morning hours. take a look at the freeze warng, what it encompasses. it means we're all going to be cold but this area in the north bay temperatures will be below freezing or at freezing for a few hours between 3:00 a.m. and 8:00
and windy weather put a damper on air travel in and out of san francisco today. at one point the average delay was up to 1 1/2 hours. 130,000 travelers are expected to pass through sfo today. had well, to say it is snowing in the sierra is an understatement. the wild weather caused a back up along interstate 80 today. at times there were whiteout driving conditions and parts of that roadway were losed down in plaser county. it does not look like the winter weather will be easing up any time soon. another 2-5 feet of snow is expected to fall by sunday. in the midst of all of the stormy weather a pair of roads shutdown by massive sinkholes reopened today. the storms earlier this month caused a 15-foot deep hole on mountain view drive in lafayette. the street was set to reopen christmas day. work was completed ahead of schedule. the city contractor credited cc meyers and the subcontractors. >> came out, worked nine days, 24 hours a day. seven-days a week. now we have a complete history. >> cc meyers is known for carrying out major project ebgts on time and on budget including bridge and fre
. san francisco. there is yet another twist tonight in the strange -- he's now hospitalised in -- shows him being taken into custody yesterday for entering guatamala. he was removed to a police hospital -- they say they will not give mckee --. >>> a nevada woman has been found alive. suffering from exposure. a hunch by her brother helped bring her to safety. >> last night -- i couldn't without hurting her. >> her sister said they found that she was alive from her brother who went to search for her last night twice. >> he just had this feeling. we all thought -- we can't stop him. we just knew -- let him do what he felt he had to do and god help him. he did the right thing. and to hear him say i found her, i found her, i can't explain it for you guys. >> the brother found her off burns road where her and her boyfriend had become trapped in the snow. her boyfriend left the vehicle for help, but she realized he was not coming back and she left for help. doctor treating her for the most mild form of frost bite. >> she was one lucky person. >> hinted at the way she stayed alive saying that a
midnight. the two were spotted. neither has been identified. the woman is at san francisco hospital tonight. police tell us they are fighting for her life. >> hopefully, we can obtain more information that can lead up to a suspect or a motive in this case. >> police say the male victim is about 20, an african american. the woman is white. the pair may have been dumped where they were found but beyond that, they're saying little about this case. >>> a woman who murdered nursing student michelle le was found guilty today. we have a dramatic escape to tell you about involving two workers delivering laundry. their truck struck power lines early this morning on fairmont drive. but a report shows quick thinking may have saved their lives. >> this is all that remains after a tractor-trailer hit power lines knocking them down and causing a track to burst into flames. >> the person in the vehicle jumped out, cleared the vehicle, which had they stepped out normally, they would have caused a bridge to the ground and probably got electrocuted. >> reporter: fortunates say the -- firefighters say th
walker is live in san francisco and trains running on time. >> reporter: ken a train just pulled into a station here right on time with the evening community. but they where are central balling earlier to fix a glib that derailed the morning community. when a train is coming, there's nothing to do but wait for it to pass. this morning passengers were just waiting for it to arrive. >> there was a problem with our switches that allowed the trains to move out onto the tracks. to respond to that we had to send out signal maintainers to physically move the switchers back and forth to allow the trains o operate. >> trains waited for clearance for over 1 hour and 45 minutes. left people waiting in the rain. >> one, two, three, four. i had no idea what was happening. nobody. >> reporter: how long did can you have to wait? >> maybe one hour. >> reporter: the problem started at 5:00 a.m. the twitter feed let them know there were delays and cancellation and even few tweets aroll geist. >> it was only five minutes late for us. >> you got luck you. >> yes, we did. >> reporter: fortunately thi
/3 more to operate. >> traffic will be rerouted on the way to san francisco bay to protect endangered whales. the administration approved vessel changes for long beach and the santa barbara channel. they high great up the coast and 2010, five whales died in the san francisco area. >>> two cities -- the men's health list for best and worst for men. san jose comes in second with a ratings for health and fitness. san francisco comes in third. and rangings were built on cost of living and commute times. ohio came in 4th and alabama was the worst place for men to live snow borders are flocking to the sierras and we're going to show how crowded it is if you're thinking about heading to the mountains. >>> it has been dry but wet weather is on the way and mark will tell you how it's going to affect your weekend. >> if you're with us, take us with us. you can watch it live on your computer or tablet or you can get the app. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and s
.s. appeals decision in february that found proposition 8 unconstitutional. today, san francisco's city attorney says a shift in public opinion about same sex marriage since proáp prop 8 passed a few years ago. >> i could think of no other case to take up if it is going to take up a case, is this case. coming at a particularly optune time. >> reporter: the supreme court agreed to look at a new york case that found the federal defense marriage act denies legally married same sex couples the benefits. our coverage continues with patty lee live in san francisco with reaction from two key players and one couple that remains in limbo, patty? >> reporter: today's announcement caught a lot of people from off guard, same sex couples hoping to wed to pioneers briefly legalized it in the city. >> reporter: tom picked out items for his wedding to his lifelong partner but they have not set a date. they are waiting for the supreme court to make a decision on gay marriage that will effect them and millions of couples across the country. >> this means there say chance for an even greater resoluti
not break its fall. in san francisco, ocean beach, flooding chosed down part of the highway for the third time. clearing drains including one here that you see here. let's go now to meteorologist mark tamayo in the weather center with a look at the rain totals for right now. >> impressive considering we have the bulk of the rainfall within a few hours had this morning. just in time for the morning commute. right now, we can show you the rainfall totals and look at santa rosa. three 1/2 inches, san rafael, 3.5 inches. san jose over an inch. this is quite a bit of rainfall. we have a few scattered rain showers out this right now. nothing too extreme but scattered showers up in parts of the north bay. let the maps go down to the south in san francisco. a little bit of activity here. but the bulk of the rainfall is heading out to the south. we still have this. the flash flood watch to talk about right on in through sunday evening. there is another storm developing off shore, coming up i will let you know when it approaches the bay area and how much rain to expect. >> thank you, mark. >>> slip
. >> reporter: experts we spoke to say it may take time for people to feel safe again. in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> tragedy in connecticut touched people all over the country including here in the bay area. the flag at the federal building was lowered to honor the victims of the shooting. the flag at san francisco's federal building was lowered to half-staff. dozens of people gather for a rally outside of gun violences this afternoon. organizers urge president barack obama to use the terrible tragedy to push congress for stricter gun control laws. many those who attended happened to be in washington for a training session for gun violence prevention groups. our viewers are responding to the tragedy on our facebook page. one comment reads "my heart is so broken. i can not stop crying at the thought of what happened and how the families feel. all of the other student his to experience. it is such a devastating thing." visit ktvu channel 2 facebook page to leave your own condolences for the victims in the shooting by posting your comments on our wall. >>> today's events are hard to
this property and shut it down. >> today a federal court judge in san francisco held a key hearing. >> in california and in the rest of the country. they couldn't come up with any valid reason to bring this action against us so they said they were doing it because it was too big. >> the u.s. attorney declined an on camera interview. the larger the operation, the greater the likely of abuse, and marijuana in those who do not have a demonstrated need. what makes it unprecedented is the city of oakland siding with the dispensary which pays significant. to stop the tragic waste of resources on trying to shut down our legitimate regulations that are in compliance with california law. >> the dispense city landlords risk losing the buildings. the court could throw out this action on a statute of limitations, the dispensary wants a jury trial. >> the judge did not indicate when she will rule but they're cautiously optimistic that this land mark case will go to trial. >> ktvu channel 2 new. >> >> katherine announced today she's retiring as the superior court presiding judge after 12 years o
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